• Folk Theatres of North India: Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference book cover

    Folk Theatres of North India

    Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference, 1st Edition

    By Karan Singh

    This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre. In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge India

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Portraits and Philosophy book cover

    Portraits and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maes

    Portraits are everywhere. One finds them not only in museums and galleries, but also in newspapers and magazines, in the homes of people and in the boardrooms of companies, on stamps and coins, on millions of cell phones and computers. Despite its huge popularity, however, portraiture hasn’t…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sketching as Design Thinking book cover

    Sketching as Design Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Alma R. Hoffmann

    This book argues for the importance of sketching as a mode of thinking, and the relevance of sketching in the design process, design education, and design practice. Through a wide range of analysis and discussion, the book looks at the history of sketching as a resource throughout the design…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Photography Theory book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Photography Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Durden, Jane Tormey

    With newly commissioned essays by some of the leading writers on photography today, this companion tackles some of the most pressing questions about photography theory’s direction, relevance, and purpose. This book shows how digital technologies and global dissemination have radically advanced…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil book cover

    Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Gaia Piccarolo

    Architecture as Civil Commitment analyses the many ways in which Lucio Costa shaped the discourse of Brazilian modern architecture, tracing the roots, developments, and counter-marches of a singular form of engagement that programmatically chose to act by cultural means rather than by political…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis book cover

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English

    Art of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Drag

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis considers the phenomenon of the continued relevance of collage, a form established over a hundred years ago, to contemporary literature. It argues that collage is a perfect artistic vehicle to represent the crisis-ridden reality…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914: The Eye on War book cover

    Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914

    The Eye on War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Murray

    This collection provides a transnational, interdisciplinary perspective on artistic responses to war from 1914 to the present, analysing a broad selection of the rich, complex body of work which has emerged in response to conflicts since the Great War. Many of the creators examined here embody the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Art, Nation and Gender: Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures book cover

    Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures, 1st Edition

    By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For a concise edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz selects entries from the 2018 third edition. Typically he provides intelligence unavailable anywhere else, no less in print than online, about a wealth…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

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